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Meaning of FRACAS

Pronunciation:  'freykus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  noisy quarrel

FRACAS is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: affray, altercation
 See Also: batrachomyomachia, dustup, quarrel, row, run-in, words, wrangle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fra"cas\ (?; F. ?; 277), n. [F., crash, din, tumult, It.
fracasso, fr. fracassare to break in pieces, perh. fr. fra
within, among (L. infra) + cassare to annul, cashier. Cf.
{Cashier}, v. t.]
An uproar; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl.

Thesaurus Terms
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